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Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Washington. He and wife Edith have been socializing quite a bit. His favorite dinner was at Charles Bonaparte's where he got meet Cardinal James Gibbons. He continues to fight for civil service reform.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Dinners and dining; Civil service reform; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Gibbons, James, 1834-1921; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

Date: 1891-02-01

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about recent happenings in Washington.  Roosevelt has begun to vary his civil service work with his "chief ally" being Charles Bonaparte.  He recently spent a few days in New York visiting with friends. He reports their sister, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, is having difficulty with her in-laws.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Dinners and dining; Civil service reform; Judges; Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901

Date: 1891-04-05

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt writes to his sister Anna Roosevelt about his recent trip to Philadelphia to give a speech. Son Ted accompanied him. Roosevelt and wife Edith have also been doing quite a bit of entertaining lately. Uncle Jim Roosevelt will buy Roosevelt's land. The tangle in the House of Representatives over the tariff and income tax is good for the Republicans.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc.; Dinners and dining; Acquisition of property; Tariff; Income tax; United States. Congress. House; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948; Roosevelt, James Alfred, 1825-1898

Date: 1894-01-28

Letter from Bartlett S. Johnston to Theodore Roosevelt

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Bartlett S. Johnston is deeply interested in the success of the Roosevelt administration and offers several pieces of advice. Johnston wants the Treasury Department to be kept from the influence of Wall Street and advises against the "Subsidy matter." He also recommends Charles J. Bonaparte, who would bring "honor and credit to any position."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Finance--Government policy; Securities industry--Government policy; Business and politics; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; United States. Department of the Treasury; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

Date: 1901-09-18

Letter from Bartlett S. Johnston to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Bartlett Shipp Johnston invites President Roosevelt to spend a quiet Sunday in Baltimore, Maryland. He promises to keep Charles J. Bonaparte "out of sight."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Entertaining; Maryland--Baltimore; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

Date: 1901-09-23

Letter from William C. LeGendre to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

William C. LeGendre read an article by William Nivison Wilmer about potential presidential candidates and he concluded in favor of President Roosevelt's candidacy. However, Wilmer had issues with the pension question and LeGendre suggested to him that Roosevelt's record shows that he would be capable of starting an investigation of the pension issue.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Presidential candidates; Presidents--Election; Pensions--Administration; Governmental investigations; Conrad, Holmes, 1840-1915; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

Date: 1901-10-07

Letter from Philip C. Garrett to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Philip C. Garrett prefers the Archbishop for appointment to the Board of Indian Commissioners. However, "in the interest of harmony in the Board," he is willing to support Charles J. Bonaparte.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States. Board of Indian Commissioners; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; James, Darwin R. (Darwin Rush), 1834-1908

Date: 1902-03-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William H. Moody

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Charles J. Bonaparte has recommended Admiral Stirling's son for appointment to the Naval Academy. President Roosevelt favors the appointment even if Stirling can only be given an alternate's place.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: United States Naval Academy; United States. Navy; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; Sterling, Yates, 1843-1929

Date: 1902-06-30

Newspaper article on the appointment of Catholics

Description:

President Roosevelt has sent a commission to meet with the Vatican leadership and recently appointed several Catholics to his administration.

Resource Type: Newspaper article

Subject: Religion and politics; Catholics; International relations; Employees--Appointment, qualifications, tenure, etc.; Catholic Church; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Ryan, P. J. (Patrick John), 1831-1911; Wynne, Robert John, 1851-1922; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; Spalding, John Lancaster, 1840-1916

Date: 1902-10?

Letter from Joseph L. Bristow to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Postmaster General Payne selected Assistant Postmaster General Bristow to investigate the matter regarding Mr. Rand. President Roosevelt would like Bristow's report and the preliminary report of Charles J. Bonaparte and Holmes Conrad by August.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Governmental investigations; Postal service--Administration; United States. Post Office Department; Payne, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1843-1904; Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921; Conrad, Holmes, 1840-1915

Date: 1903-06-25

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